LETTING GO

Originally posted on The Winter Bites My Bones:
It is human nature to become too attached to things or people.Learn how to let go with grace. Letting go of regrets is not some passive undertaking.  Regret is a weight that anchors us in the past, rendering the future as unobtainable. Letting go takes courage and…

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